Tag Archives: Algonquin Books

A Fable of Books and Those Who Love Them

THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY by Gabrielle Zevin is a quick and on its surface sweet novel.  But upon reflection there are many hidden lessons to be learned and I am sure I have missed more then one. Zevin … Continue reading

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An Excellent Novel That Speaks of Forgery But Is The Real Deal

THE ART FORGER by B.A. Shapiro published by Algonquin Books takes the reader into the odyssey of art forgery. B.A. Shapiro was clever to use a watchful hand as this has all of the elements of an intriguing novel without being  academic in the … Continue reading

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Tis the Week of Chanukah or Hanukkah or…

HOW TO SPELL CHANUKAH…AND OTHER HOLIDAY DILEMMAS Eighteen Writers Celebrate Eight Nights of Lights Edited by: Emily Franklin Published by: Algonquin Books I don’t know that I have ever read a book about Chanukah, Hanukkah or…you get the idea. Whether … Continue reading

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In Honor of “Are You There Judy? It’s me, Tayari”

This post is inspired by the upcoming Algonquin Book Club’s next program on Tuesday, June 19th at 7:00PM EST.  The great news is you can join this book club no matter where you are located, just hop on the webcast:  … Continue reading

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BEA is Here a Little Wonderful a Little Bittersweet

Proud to be part of the Armchair BEA12, I love those who organize this event cause it is not a small undertaking.  I want to be sure to say thank you today and everyday that follows. Without further ado here … Continue reading

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